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St. Jude Heart Devices Have Security Weaknesses, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2016, 5:26 PM EDT) -- A patient hit St. Jude Medical Inc. with a proposed class action Friday in California federal court alleging that the medical device manufacturer failed to provide adequate security methods in its remote tracking capabilities for its pacemakers and other heart-regulating implants.

Clinton J. Ross brought the suit against St. Jude and two associated companies after a recent report analyzing the remote monitoring capabilities for pacemakers claimed to find security deficiencies. Remote monitoring has become a popular way in the past decade for doctors to monitor patients, the complaint says, as it allows diagnostic information about the devices to be sent via...

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August 26, 2016

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